The Latest News

With one new car wash, and another revitalized, there's no excuse for ridin' dirty in Bristol

Seemingly overnight, car washes are a big business in Bristol. For a long time — since the late 1960s — there were a few self-service, coin-operated bays on Gooding Avenue, behind the Almacs. …
Fire damages Trafford Restaurant in Warren
Trafford's restaurant on Water Street is closed temporarily after a roof fire early Thursday afternoon. Warren Fire Chief James … Read More
Ursini accuses Bristol of unlawful termination and defamation
The director of the Benjamin Church Senior Center has filed a claim against the Town of Bristol alleging unlawful termination, … Read More
Crews remove large tree along Warren's Water Street
A large silver maple on Water Street that had been marked for removal for more than a year finally came down Thursday morning, to the … Read More
Warren Athletic Hall of Fame announces 2019 inductees
The Warren Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has announced its inductees for 2019. They will be honored at a banquet Saturday, April 6, … Read More
Speakman sworn into office as District 68 representative
Rep. June S. Speakman was formally sworn in to the House of Representatives on Wednesday, March 13, to represent District 68 in Warren … Read More
East Bay legislators support Reproductive Privacy Act
It was a narrow victory, but a victory nonetheless. After nearly five hours of deliberating one of their most hotly contested, … Read More
Obituaries
Elizabeth S. Lomas, 90, Warren Elizabeth S. (Weir) Lomas, 90, of Warren, died Sunday March 10, 2019 at Miriam Hospital Providence. She was the wife of the late Wilfred W. Lomas. Elizabeth was born in Barrington, a daughter of …
Anne E. Fortin, 82, Warren Anne E. (Northup) Fortin, 82, of Warren, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Albert J. Fortin. Born in Providence, a daughter of the …
Therese J. Duarte, 86, Warren Therese J. (Saucier) Duarte, 86, of Warren, RI, formerly of Fall River, passed away Monday, March 4, 2019. A clerical worker for Philip's Lightolier for many years, she enjoyed playing Scrabble …
William J. Forcier, 77, Warren William J. Forcier Jr., 77, of Warren, passed away on February 24, 2019 in Providence at Hope Hospice Care. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late William J. Forcier Sr. and Grace …
Sports
East Bay girls lose heartbreaker in double OT The East Bay Co-op girls hockey team pushed LaSalle Academy to the brink before falling in double overtime in game three of the state championship series, 3-2, on Monday night, March 11. The …
Eagles force game 3 in girls hockey championship The East Bay Co-op girls’ varsity hockey team lived to fight another day with a 2-1 win over La Salle in game 2 of the championship series on Saturday, March 9 at URI Boss Arena. LaSalle beat the …
Eagles top Mounties, prep for hockey finals A decision to move Maddie Cox from defense to forward paid dividends for the East Bay Co-op girls ice hockey team last weekend, as the Eagles won two straight against the Mount St. Charles Co-op team …
Mt. Hope boys’ basketball team wins D-III state championship They were each the powerhouses of their division; the number-two seeded Mt. Hope Huskies against the top-ranked Toll Gate Titans. Just once, they had faced off during the regular season, in a game …
Trending Stories
Opinion
Thanks to everyone for making Bodacious Bee a success On behalf of the Bristol Warren Education Foundation (BWEF), we would like to express our sincere gratitude for the support and generosity of the community. The 11th annual Bodacious Bee was a great …
Around Town with Bob Rulli: Upcoming projects in Warren The Town of Warren will be initiating two drainage improvement projects shortly which will be funded by a combination of Town funds and grants from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental …
Letter: Climate change danger isn't just about polar ice caps To the editor:I support Bill Gerlach’s letter published last week in these pages, calling for action in response to the incontrovertible threat that is climate change. Here, I would like to add …
Letter: Green New Deal: Our lives depend on it To the editor: In "Uninhabitable Earth," David Wallace-Wells points out that the greenhouse gas emissions that threaten to overwhelm our planet have not been steadily rising since …

2019 by East Bay Newspapers

Barrington · Bristol · East Providence · Little Compton · Portsmouth · Prudence Island · Riverside · Rumford · Seekonk · Tiverton · Warren · Westport
Meet our staff
Mike Rego

Mike Rego has worked at East Bay Newspapers since 2001, helping the company launch The Westport Shorelines. He soon after became a Sports Editor, spending the next 10-plus years in that role before taking over as editor of The East Providence Post in February of 2012. To contact Mike to submit information, suggest story ideas or photo opportunities, etc., email mrego@eastbaynewspapers.com.